Tax Services Staff for a Public Accounting Firm (CPA Eligibility Desirable)

  • Thomas Howell Ferguson P.A.
  • Tallahassee, Florida
  • Jun 20, 2022
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Job Description

Tax Services Staff for a Public Accounting Firm (Full-Time)

Compensation: Competitive salary + full benefit package (see below for details)

Location: Tallahassee, FL (in-office)

Requirements Summary:

Must have a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting

CPA eligibility is desirable

Experience working with corporate, individual, partnership, or fiduciary is a plus

Must have the ability to work independently or in a team environment

Thomas Howell Ferguson P.A. CPAs (THF) is a growing, regional, Top 150 accounting firm headquartered in Tallahassee, FL, with other office locations in Tampa, FL; Panama City, FL; and Bainbridge, GA. We are seeking career-oriented Tax Service personnel to join our Tallahassee team. You would be responsible for a wide array of duties. You would work with an exceptional team of professionals, receive ongoing training, and work in a technologically advanced office serving a diverse group of clients. We will provide a competitive annual salary based on your relevant experience, and the position comes with a full benefits package (see below for details). We are specifically looking for someone who has the following qualities:

Is extremely detail-oriented

Has effective communication skills

Is confident with making independent decisions

Can understand the different business needs for each client

Is strong at building collaborative relationships where they cultivate trust and respect

Enjoys working in a team environment

Believes in continuous learning

Has high integrity and discretion about client information

Is looking for more than just "another job" and wants to advance their career with a growing CPA firm

Currently lives in or around Tallahassee, FL, or is willing to relocate

If these qualities describe you, please read on!


A little bit about THF: When applying for a new job, we feel that it is important for you to know about the workplace culture. You can read about on our website. At THF, our mission is to "Make an impact on everything we do, providing the highest level of personal and professional service using seasoned judgement, creativity, and responsiveness." Our teams at THF are very forward-thinking for a firm our size, and we are constantly trying to be innovative and flexible. Even though we have grown to over 140 team members, we try to keep that small, family-oriented feel in the workplace. We believe in improving our local communities, and many of our professionals play active roles in different community projects and non-profit organizations.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Understands the rules, regulations, and code of professional conduct of the AICPA, FICPA, and the Florida Board of Accountancy

Knowledge of pertinent IRC sections and regulations

Prepare individual, corporate, partnership, fiduciary, and not-for-profit tax returns of varying complexities

Become proficient at tax research including knowledge of the reference sources available to the firm


The ideal candidate will possess the following:

A Bachelor's Degree in Accounting (required)

CPA eligibility is desirable

Experience working with corporate, individual, partnership, or fiduciary is a plus

The ability to work independently or in a team environment

An understanding of Microsoft applications and other software programs used to prepare and review tax returns


At THF, we understand that highly satisfied employees are key to a thriving business. This is why we offer:

A competitive annual salary, dependent on your relevant work experience

A workplace culture that supports collaboration, teamwork, financial stability, and professional growth

A tight team environment where you get to know all of your colleagues (i.e. you're not just a number)

Flexible, full-time work hours

Continuing education

Health insurance through Blue Cross Blue Shield (firm covers a portion of the cost)

Dental insurance that is 100% employer-paid

Optional vision insurance

Life, short-term, and long-term disability insurance (100% employer paid)

401(k) retirement matching (up to 4%) and profit sharing plan

15 days per year of PTO (paid time off)

Eight (8) paid holidays each year

Workplace perks like daily selection of coffee and soda, and breakfast on Fridays

Bonus paid upon successful completion of the CPA exam (if the applicant is pursuing CPA certification)


If you think you'd be a good fit, we'd love to see you apply!

When applying, please upload your resume and a cover letter that includes contact information (email addresses or phone numbers) for three professional references. Note that all communication will be done via email, so be sure to check your inbox and spam folder regularly.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We are ADA compliant and an E-verify employer. If you prefer to submit your resume by mail, please use the following address: PO Box 14569, Tallahassee, FL 32317.